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World Moment intruder peels $120,000 banana off art gallery wall and eats it - but artist says it's no skin off his nose and simply replaces it

08:51  08 december  2019
08:51  08 december  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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A performance artist shook up the crowd at the Art Basel show in Miami Beach on Saturday when he grabbed a banana that had been duct-taped to a gallery wall and ate it.

The banana was, in fact, a work of art by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan titled 'Comedian' and sold to a French collector for $120,000.

In a video posted on his Instagram account, David Datuna, who describes himself as a Georgian-born American artist living in New York, walks up to the banana and pulls it off the wall with the duct tape attached.

'Art performance ... hungry artist,' he said, as he peeled the fruit and took a bite. 'Thank you, very good.'

A few bystanders could be heard giggling before a flustered gallery official whisked him to an adjoining space for questioning.

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Three buyers paid between $ 120 , 000 and 0, 000 this week for limited-edition pieces featuring a single banana , created by the artist Maurizio Cattelan and Gallery officials replaced the banana with another one, saying that the artwork was not destroyed and that the banana was simply an “idea.”

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But the kerfuffle was resolved without a food fight.

'He did not destroy the art work. The banana is the idea,' Lucien Terras, director of museum relations for Galerie Perrotin, told the Miami Herald.

As it turns out, the value of the work is in the certificate of authenticity, the newspaper said. The banana is meant to be replaced.

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A replacement banana was taped to the wall about 15 minutes after Datuna's stunt.

'This has brought a lot of tension and attention to the booth and we're not into spectacles,' Terras said. 'But the response has been great. It brings a smile to a lot of people's faces.'

Cattelan is perhaps best known for his 18-carat, fully functioning gold toilet called 'America' that he had once offered on loan to US President Donald Trump.

The toilet, valued at around $5 to $6 million, was in the news again in September when it was stolen from Britain's Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of wartime leader Winston Churchill, where it had been on display.

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